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Oct 3, 2012 9:00pm EDT
are the cornerstonee of my plan. first, education. i agree, education is key for the future of our economy. our training programs right now, 47 of them are housed in the federal government, reporting to eight difffrent agencies. we've got to get those dollars back to the states and go to the workers. the secondary, taxation. we agree, we have to bring the tax breaks down both for corporations and for individuals. in order to not lose revenue, also lowered deductions and credits and exemptions so we can take in the same amount of money when you account for growth. the third area, energy. energy is critical, and production of oil and gas in the u.s. is up, but not due to his policies, in spite of his policies. mr. president, all the increase in natural gas and oil has happened on private land, not on government land. on government land, your administration has cut the number of permits and licenses in half. i am president, i will double them, and also get the oil from offshore and alaska, and i will bring that pipeline in from canada. by the way, i like coal. people in the coal industry feel it i
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Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
to education. >> 48.5% of the slot machine proceeds and 15% of the table games revenues go directly into the education trust fund. that trust fund, even though our gaming regimen has only relatively recently started in maryland, over the last few years, i believe it has already jen yate rated in the -- generated in the neighborhood of $100 million for maryland schools. >> the governor said education funding in maryland has more than doubled from $3.9 billion in 2006 to $7.3 billion in next year's budget. >>> the news edge back in d.c. and a familiar scene today as "occupy" d.c. protestors hit the streets on the anniversary of their demonstrations here in the nation's capital. protestors return to rally against what they call corporate greed. dozens of people representing the so-called 99% marched downtown amid all of the chanting and chaos, protestors say they have only grown stronger and more determined. maureen umeh joins us live from northwest with a closer look at the fight. maureen? >> reporter: will, occupy protestors are making their way back here to a project that is being r
FOX
Sep 27, 2012 10:00pm EDT
's a provocative new approach to education called grit, meant to give kids just that. >> it's really about how do you get kids actually to not only experience failure but recognize that those hard moments are the keys to future success. >> i would say i don't trust anyone who hasn't failed. >> right, right. >>> and kate snow reports on a man who learned his quirks were much more than just odd behavior. >> i would silently freak out. >> and turn to a very unlikely teacher for help. >> i have been in therapy now for 16 years. >> you have literally studied howard stern? >> yeah. >>> plus one big secret of jon stewart's success on "the daily show." >>> and how the fifty shades novels have saved a tiny town in maine. >> so the big question is, have you read it? >> you said you weren't going to ask me that question. >> i was lying. >> all that and more on "rock center with brian williams." >>> good evening, and welcome. right now, as of tonight, 1.4 million of our fellow citizens are serving on active duty in the u.s. military. they're serving domestically and all over the world, and after a decade of
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Oct 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
in the state. lawmakers say the expansion would raise revenue for education. but how much of the money will actually go to schools. i spoke with the director of the maryland budget and tax policy institute. it is a nonpartisan organization and he says if voters approve the referendum, there should be close to $200 million that goes into the education trust fund. by the year 2016. >> all of the money will go to the education trust fund and will go to local schools. but the state may then use some of the money it saves because it doesn't have to use tax dollars for that school aid, and use that for health care and public safety, and parks and other good things that we depend on from the state. so it helps the state treasury. it will help the budgets. >> right. >> but it is wrong to say that it will increase education aid dollar for dollar. >> so what about job creation? that is another thing that they speak of. the ones who want you to vote in favor of this referendum. head to myfoxdc.com for our entire interview. >> massive automatic federal cuts are set to take effect in three months.
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. that is perpetuating. total falsehood for them to say we're not investing in education. >> the spokesman behind the ads say they're not our assertions but independent media fact checks. >>> the washington redskins are endorsing question 7. the organization said that it supports major economic initiatives. county leaders are thrilled and say it's a major endorsement they never expected. >> i think it's a big endorsement. not only leaders in the washington area, but a great company in prince georges county that didn't have to do this and doesn't have anything with the issue any going on and came in saying this is good for public service and the county and this is a big endorsement for us and we're pleased. >> and hundreds of millions in revenue and a new casino and table games. >>> coming up on the news edge. >> if this is you in this portrait, it's yours for the taking. i'm beth parker. fine art next to a dumpster, not what you might expect coming up. i will tell you about the new form of art that is hitting the streets of d.c. krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the... number of students th
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Sep 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >>> ahead, how some educators could make an extra $20,000. >>> aik kennedy center controversy, questions over honorees. >> good morning. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. rain is finally on its way out. veronica johnson is live on the storm team 4 weather deck. is it raining out there, veronica? >>> it is not raining out here. the only drops are the drops from the canopy of the tree i'm standing under and the wet weather deck. big puddles await you when you step outside. wet roadways too, as danella sealock will tell you. temperature-wise, it's pretty comfortable. the wind is light, and that's what's actually lending itself to fog. as we head over to clinton, maryland, 65 around prince george's county and around camp springs. good morning to you folks over in burke. you're at 63. montgomery county 64 degrees right now. there's that rain. it is out of here east of baltimore. and annapolis, maryland, right now, it continues to head off toward middletown up in areas of eastern maryland right now. until 10:00 a.m., there's a dense fog advisory again. that's what we're talking about f
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Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
states and independent audits will guarantee the money goes where it is supposed to. >> on education, the examiner says, quote, school spending in maryland won't increase. and the capital agrees. the sun conclude, quote, question seven is a bad deal for maryland. check the facts for yourself. vote no on question seven. >> well, we are taking a closer look at the issue this morning. joining us with more insight is neil bergman, the director of maryland budget and tax policy institute. man we're glad you're here today. we're glad you're here today. first of all, just those ads, they sort of, you know, put up against each other, you can just see the message, it is clearly, you know, opposed, and tell us what -- when we're watching those, what to believe and what to take from that. >> the first thing to remember is that the money behind those ads are the competing casino owners. >> okay. >> so they are really fighting to put their customer base and their market share. and they're looking for the arguments that will try to persuade us to vote their way. but of course, there are important
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 10:30pm EDT
that he was looking to do and creating job growth and education. with education, he presented to be in support of that. one of the things that stuck immediately was he is looking to cut pbs. i can't imagine anyone going growing up without reading rainbow and sesame street. i didn't feel specifics. >> your former u.s. army officer, you served in the united states military. you now work in i.t. you are a supporter of president obama. this was a domestic issues debate tonight. what we didn't hear was any talk about what either one of these candidates would do in finding jobs for veterans. was this a glaring admission? we have a new generation returning to this country from war, but yet we heard no talk of how veterans were going to be provided for in jobs in this economy. >> fortunately, the president has a very clear record of supporting veterans both on the economic side and on the actual defense side. so since it was an economic debate on domestic policy, veteran job act, which the president strongly supported, which was to incentivize businesses to recruit and hire veterans
FOX
Sep 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
of opportunity for everyone to come out and enjoy the event. there is educational exhibits as well for kids to have fun while learning about public safety and the environment. >> the carnival for the first time this year, and an incredible number of events out here. face painting, petting zoo, a dozen food vendors. it's all about education and fun here at fair fax county. >> and i also understand there will be an appearance of a certain peacock. this event starts at 10:00, runs to five, and the event is free. this is the second and last day of this event. we're live in fairfax county. back to you. >> derek paints quite a picture. >> i wonder if he will come back with some face paint. >> i'm wearing it, you can't tell? >> very natural look for you. >> maybe i'll go for a different picture next time. >>> new this morning, two area earthquakes rattled north texas. both quakes were centers just west of dallas texas and hit just after midnight. >> i left california, i thought i was done with earthquakes. i was in the 90s san francisco earthquake, and the so i feel like they're just following me,
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
to bring in millions in revenue which, some will go towards education. question 7 will appear on the ballot in november. >>> and straight scape headache. straight ahead on the news edge, a project to improve a popular d.c. hangout spot caused endless problems for business owners. why folks are fed up in adams morgan. >> and there is a bit of drizzle and fog left over. the fewer areas taking heavier rain and i will talk about why some places are in the 60s and some in the 80s in our metro area. >>> and scott smith, anything going on in sports today? anything. >> there is. davie johnson settles on the first two starting pitchers of the home season and hunt for home fold advantage in the final two regular season games and hoping last night's bash is not the last. we'll take you inside the crazy celebration when the news edge at 6 continues. at 6 continues. [ barack obama ] i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 11:30pm EDT
like this one at each painting, just to educate the public about what she is doing. there have been some surprises, look what happened here on wisconsin avenue. >> when we noticed it was starting to rain, we pulled the painting in. you want to protect it. >> with the rain, that port gnat was back a. bicyclist passing by. he studied it and decided to take it. she doesn't mind. >> even if it's somebody else opening their eyes and recognizing their neighbors, that's wonderful. it makes me happy. >> letting go, accepting life just like this project as is. in washington, beth parker, fox 5 news. >>> the news keeps coming. san yancy with your news edge. >> plenty of jabs thrown this season. president obama and mitt romney took off the gloves. the president jabbed back going after romney on healthcare and tax cuts for the wealthy. tom, what is the reaction from both candidates? >> we've been on the phone tonight with both campaigns. we spoke with one romney campaign official who said quote, he crushed it. quite frankly. the romney forces appeared their a-game left on the obama camp.
FOX
Sep 28, 2012 5:00am EDT
a college education. cnbc's shartia brantley live with that story and more. >> many go, aaron. >>> americans are still going to college, but many are president 0ing to stop their education after four years. a report shows new enrollment in grad school has dropped for the second straight year. that follows a surge in 2008 and 2009 as some unemployed workers sought refuge from the recession. experts say students may be dissuaded from continuing school in part from the increased amount of debt they've taken on from the undergrad years. state budget cuts have also forced schools to reduce financial aid for grad students. >>> and facebook thinks it's better to give than to receive. the social networking site is launching a feature that allows users to send real gifts like chocolate, coffee, and flowers to their friends. facebook gifts is being rolled out gradually in the u.s. so here's how it works. a gift icon will show up on your friend's timeline, which they can unwrap virtually, and the actual gift shows up on their doorsteps a few days later. guys, this is facebook's first major push into e-
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 10:00pm EDT
marriage saying he's an educated intelligent man who is great father and has a right to his opinion. >>> meanwhile the redskins have come out in favor of another key maryland issue, gambling expansion. the team announced today 10 doriss question 7 which would create a cass -- today it endorses question 7 which would create a casino at national harbor. governor o'malley said 48.5% of the revenue would go towards education. >>> up next american airlines in damage control mode after more seats come loose in midflight. krystal conwell : we see a l lt of problems with the... number of students that we have. resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for schools...from gaming revenues that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to chi
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
other educators in the washington area. and to attract and retain good educators, it requires good pay. >> and we're fulling -- pulling from the same talent pool. you have to recruit the same kind and they have that competition. >> reporter: the plan still has to be approved by the council and mayor. the mayor won't rule out a one- time payment to help udc turn things around. >> and sometimes you may have to get an investment to get you where you have to get to. >> reporter: and the salary study will be done by the end of the year and he would not give an exact figure of how many employees could lose the jobs and the report points out that the plan could bring legal action from those who don't like it, will? >> i know you will stay on this for us, matt, thank you. >> uh-huh. >>> controversial ads went up in 10 subway systems last week. aspect islamic blogger pamela gellar sued to force the transportation authority to put the ads up and wants to do the same thing in d.c.'s metro stations. we'll find out what the judge's decision is at a hearing tomorrow robert muse is her attorney and a
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
chicago board of education. you will recall teachers walked off the job last month canceling class for 350,000 students for seven days. they finally agreed to suspend the strike pending the outcome of the official contract vote. >>> a former prince george's county fire department official who pleaded guilty to extortion, conspiracy and tax evasion has been sentenced to a year and a half in prison. prosecutors say carl grandow bribed public officials in exchange for a development near a metro station that he had financial interest in. >>> maryland governor martin o'malley is peeking out against penn national gaming. he says the casino is running false ads against question seven on the november ballot. >> penn, the gaming company that is funding all of these ads trying to claim that these monies never go to school, total hogwash, complete lie that penn is perpetuating. total falsehood for them to say we are not investing more then indication. >> in a statement, the spokesman for the campaign behind the has responded saying in part, these aren't our assertions. they are independent media fact
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Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
people. this exhibit will be designed not to glorify crime, but to educate the public. >> this particular collection tells a really unique story and a really complete story about how american law enforcement investigates crimes. >> reporter: and how that work can lead to a conviction in court. >> the good guys won. >> reporter: in maryland, beth parker, fox 5 news. >> coverage of the d.c. sniper attacks continues on our website www.myfoxdc.com. we have a slide show with pictures of muhammad and malvo, their get-away car and more and a link to an audio interview malvo conducted from a virginia prison. >>> in less than 24 hours there will be the first presidential debate. the two candidates have spent considerable time on tactics and strategy. a new poll shows where the candidates stand with the voters. >> reporter: president obama leads mitt romney by 18 points among likely women voters and has a four had been point lead in an overall match-up, but romney is ahead with independents and more think he can best handle the deficit. according to a new quinnipiac poll coming out one day befor
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Oct 3, 2012 4:25am EDT
shootings killed 10 people. this exhibit will be designed to educate the public. >> this particular collection tells a unique story and a really complete story about how american law enforcement investigates crimes. >> reporter: and how that work can lead to a conviction in court. >> the good guys won. >> reporter: in maryland, beth parker, fox 5 news. >> that is fascinating. beth got a firsthand look at it but it will be in the museum. >> the car. >> the and all of that. it is interesting. >>> switching gears to sports, they've already clinched a spot in the playoffs. they are the division champs. there is still some unfinished business for the nats as they head not post-season. >> another win and another top honor for the rookie bryce harper. i wanted to say bruce harper. but it's bryce, right? >> yeah. >> you think i would know that by now. kind of a household name. i don't spend money on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to t
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 4:25am EDT
leaves cards like this one at each painting, just to educate the public about what she's doing. there have been some surprises, like what happened here at paul's liquor on wisconsin avenue. >> when we noticed that it was starting to rain, we pulled the painting in. someone put that much work into it, you want to protect it. >> reporter: with the rain gone, the portrait was back. a bicyclist passing by sun around. he studied and it eventually decided to take it. >> she doesn't mind. >> i hope it is the person i painted. but even if it is somebody else recognizing their neighbor, i think that is wonderful too. >> reporter: letting go, accepting life just like this project, as is. in washington, beth parker, fox 5 news. 5 news. >> that wasn't him but he just took it. i'm confused right now. >> she said it was okay so it's all good. >> she was all right with it. wasn't that her work just great too? >> it was phenomenal. >> the baseball playoff match- up just about set. plus, teddy finally did it with a little help. >> a major milestone for one slugger. we are checking out sports ne
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Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm EDT
with the board of education, the county executive, and the administration to ensure that we're getting maximum bang for our buck. >> reporter: sources say the school's cfo and chief legal counsel were fired during the school board's executive session because they approved the severance despite the board's warnings. a spokesman released a statement saying in part, the board is taking this matter very seriously. any abuse in complying with the board's directives, policies and procedures will not be tolera d tolerated. a source close to this investigation says that when you add up that six-figure payout, that shilling received last week, she's looking at a total of more than $170,000 in total compensation, more than the superintendent. now, why that happened, they're going to have to investigate and figure it all out. but i'm told by sources that they want to try to get that money back. coming back at 6:00, these two firings leave holes in the system's top level of administration. what are they doing about it. we'll have that report. i'm tracee wilkins, reporting live. >>> now to the deadly work
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Oct 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
says she never had the ticket. lottery officials say the real winners are three public school educators. >>> if you thought we have a lot of accidents around here, check this out. at least 61 rear end crashes were reported on one chinese road in just 20 hours over the weekend. that's about three accidents an hour. it was a holiday weekend in china as the mid-autumn festival got under way. police say that meant a number of cars on the road and backups that stretched for miles. >> i cannot imagine. what is it, a billion people over there? >> there's a lot of people on bikes too and a lot of people driving more these days in china as well. this helps us appreciate washington traffic. we don't see that often. >> 5:29 is our time. we've also been seeing pretty nice weather the last couple of weeks. tom, what's in store? >> the weekend was great. now this morning, we're dealing with fog. we don't see any fog here around washington. here's a live view from our nbc 4 hd city camera. the monument under a partly cloudy sky. the beautiful, bright full moon under a western sky. we did have overnigh
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Oct 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
educators. >>> guns once owned by some of america's famous gangsters are up for auction. some of the most sought after items are guns in holsters used by the famous crime couple bonnie and clyde. those guns were recovered from their car after they were shot and killed in louisiana in 1934. a document signed by al capone and a document signed by elliott ness are also on the auction block. some of the items are expected to fetch up to $100,000. >>> one of america's busiest highways is back open for business this morning. carmageddon 2 shut down part of the 405 freeway this past weekend as crews worked on a ten-mile stretch of the road. drivers were warned of massive traffic back-ups because of the construction. there were reports of a few people who tried to jump onto the empty highway, including a groom and his best man as well as a few roller bladers. >>> 18 after the hour now. arnold schwarzenegger is revealing some of his deepest secrets in a new book. total recall comes out today. the actor and former california governor reveals details about the son he fathered with his family's house
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Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
not to glorify crime but to educate the public. >> this particular collection tells a unique story and complete story about how law enforcement investigates crimes. >> and how that can lead to a conviction in court. >> the good guys won. >> reporter: in maryland, beth parker, fox five news. >> facebook friends what they remember about the sniper attacks. caroline wrote i remember how scared people were when they had to pump their gas or walk into a parking lot to get to the grocery store. none of us walked in a straight line then. cindy was six months pregnant and wrote my husband received a portable tv for christmas, and i carried it in the car at all times that way i kept track of their movement and put me in the opposite direction. and another said i would get gas near my work or go to a station where someone could pump their gas for me -- the gas for me. i was terrified something would happen to me and i shopped around for bulletproof guests -- vests. we thank you for your comments. i. the random attacks have the entire d.c. region living in fear, even reporters here on fox five. coming up
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
-- this week governor martin o'malley talked about the money that would go to education. >>> we've got one game to go for the regular soap for your nats. still looking good. >> still looking excellent. >> tied right now with the reds. got one big win yesterday. didn't play all the starters. >> but they still won so that's good. >> they showed this still means something to them to get that. it was a foggy night last night. adam laroche, 33 home runs. >> you know what laroche means? the rock. >> is that french? >> that is is fog we are talking about. it ties career high right here. the team has an option. they have to pick this guy up. >> you got to pay. >> i think you got to pay to play. bases juiced for steve lombardozzi. in the bottom of the eighth, again, will lift the fly ball and they call him the shark, roger bernardina. nats win 4-2. how about our neighbors to the north. & orioles magic &&. >> in tampa, that is the 33rd home run for chris davis. it is his sixth straight game with a home run. that ties an orioles record. >> he is on a roll. >> he is on a roll. os can still do this thing. t
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Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
, an inspiration and education exercise to raise awareness for down syndrome. we've got a preview of this weekend's buddy walk. >>> then a taste of farm life with a little help from some four-legged friends. holly, good morning. >>reporter: look at my four- legged friends. i would love to tell you that these sheep are standing next to me because they think i'm really cool, but, really, it's because aggie and jip are keeping them in line. mark might have something to do with it as well. we are all learning about sheep herding this morning. it's one of the many things going on at the harvest festival. we're live at the agricultural history park this morning. we'll tell you how you can come out and get in on the fun too. it's all next on fox 5 morning news. [ female announcer ] who will raise taxes on the middle class? barack obama and the liberals already have. to pay for government-run healthcare, you'll pay higher taxes and more for your medicine. and their plan includes a trillion dollars in higher taxes. even on the middle class. mitt romney and common sense conservatives will cut taxes on th
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
shocked. all of a sudden, romney was different. he was like, well, i love education and parts of obama care. barack was like, who are you? he was shocked. >> pretty much what he said yesterday. >> yeah. looking down like, i don't know what's happening here. >> i want to ask you about a couple of things, the radio thing, how do you like radio? >> i like radio. it's fun. i have a show on sirrus xm. called come to papa. i've interviewed amazing people, mel brooks, jerry seinfeld, carl riner. it's great. when you interview people, you get to find things out you never know. >> i love interviews with comics. it's so fascinating to hear -- >> yeah, this one is going great. right? don't you feel? there's imaginic happening. >> i hope so. >> the new movie, doesn't come out with a while. >> it's called behind the candelabra, it's all about liberace. >> really? >> it's so funny. you're a comedian, no one trusts you. yeah, he was a flamboyant character and nobody knows about his private life. matt damon plays his lover and i play his manager. he was great. >> is michael douglas liberace? >> yes. h
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Sep 28, 2012 7:00am EDT
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Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
in congress. the republican challenger, 37-year-old sean belot, is an ivy league educated marine. >> i have a decade in business. >> reporter: in a debate sunday, belot argued kennedy isn't ready and is coasting on the family coast tails. >> i don't think any other district in the country people would consider you qualified for this office. >> i've got a sizeable record of public service. >> reporter: joe, who introduced a tribute to ted kennedy at the democratic convention. >> for my uncle kennedy, politics was always about people. >> reporter: he says he knows his name comes with benefits. >> it's certainly an advantage, i'm very proud of my family's history of public service. >> reporter: spanning six decades of fabled and at times flawed history. jfk went to congress in 1947, before the camelot days of the white house. bobby and ted served in the senate. their sons, joe and patrick, in the house. and now it's joe's son who is on the ballot. and getting a boost from his grandmother, ethel. >> she has been out on a number of campaign stops for me, which is always amazing for me. because n
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